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Case Number: 1:19-cr-00374-RDM
Judge: Randolph D. Moss
Court: United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Washington County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Defendant's Attorney: Justin Shur, Kenneth Notter, Megan Church
Description: Washington, District of Columbia criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with election law crimes.
Rani El-Saadi was charged with Conspiracy to Make Conduit Contributions, Make Excessive Contributions, Cause False Statements, and Cause False Entries in Records, in volation of 18 U.S.C. 371, and Making Conduit Contributions and Aiding and Abetting in violation of 51 U.S.C. 301022.
The government accused the Defendant of conspiring to use straw donors and pass-throughs to donate millions of dollar to political funds backing Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race.
Outcome: JURY VERDICT OF NOT GUILTY.